KJZZ News

Friday newscap
We wrapped up the week’s news in Arizona with our Friday Newscap. Joining us are Jennifer Dokes, founder of JDD Specialties, and Jon Gabriel, Editor-in-Chief of the conservative-leaning Ricochet.com.
May. 26, 2017
navajo nation seal
A former chapter manager on the Navajo Nation faces 86 tribal criminal charges for stealing more than $1 million.
May. 26, 2017
Steven Jones
The retrial has been postponed for the former Northern Arizona University student accused of shooting four people – killing one.
May. 26, 2017
Rendering of "The Cloud"
By spending millions of dollars, the Phoenix Parks Department hopes to attract millions more. Parks Director Inger Erickson wants city leaders to approve a $5 million contract for a consultant to design the Hance Park Master Plan.
May. 26, 2017
Sonoran pronghorn
The debate over building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border has largely centered around immigration policy, migrants rights and finding the funding to build it. But, what about the Sonoran Pronghorn?
May. 26, 2017
Arizona Corporation Commission logo
Former Arizona Corporation Commission Chairman Gary Pierce has been indicted by a federal grand jury for taking bribes related to a case he voted on.
May. 26, 2017
Phoenix Comicon attendees
Phoenix Comicon is underway at the Phoenix Convention Center and that means big crowds — last year’s attendance topped 100,000 people — but along with that come security concerns.
May. 26, 2017
Downtown Phoenix
Phoenix and Arizona are both doing better when it comes to start-up activity.
May. 26, 2017
University of Arizona logo
The University of Arizona and the city of Tucson are in the midst of a dispute over a proposed new off-campus dorm the school wants to build — and part of the disagreement is over whether UA needs to follow city zoning laws.
May. 26, 2017
The attorney for Arizona’s House speaker and Senate president was in court yesterday, arguing to dismiss a lawsuit against a newly approved law that sets new standards for citizen initiatives.
May. 26, 2017
black bear sighting outside cabin
As the weather heats up across Arizona, wild animals are heading to where the lawns are watered, the swimming pools are plentiful – and the garbage cans are filled with tasty treats.
May. 26, 2017
the takeaway logo
President Donald Trump’s “America first” budget cuts about one-third or 31 percent of the funding the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) receives, even though Defense Secretary James Mattis believes climate change is a national security threat.
May. 26, 2017
rice
An herbicide widely used to grow rice in Asia will now be used by an Arizona grower, after receiving federal approval late last month.
May. 26, 2017
Two Arizona Republican lawmakers are laying the groundwork for a lawsuit challenging a new law targeting citizen initiatives thrown out of court.
May. 26, 2017
As the rates of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia increase, some legal professionals are already confronting the issue at work and in the courtroom.
May. 26, 2017
A view of I-17 traffic, from inside a car
The Arizona Department of Transportation has a message for drivers north of Phoenix on I-17 this weekend: slow down.
May. 26, 2017
proposed pedestrian processing facility
The federal government would pay to overhaul the port of entry in San Luis under President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for next year.
May. 26, 2017
John McCain
The U.S. Senate is still looking at the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which was approved by the House almost a month ago.
May. 26, 2017
The repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act has moved on to the U.S. Senate, and the debate is heating up in red states like Arizona. More than half a million people got coverage under the law, yet it’s also often held up as the poster child for the law's failures.
May. 26, 2017
Joe Arpaio
Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to consider his request to have a jury, rather than a judge, decide whether he should be convicted of criminal contempt-of-court charge for defying a court order in a racial profiling case.
May. 26, 2017

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